July 2017

It's a hectic time of year for the yard.  The sun has been scorching and relentless for days at at a time. The river looks picture perfect; moorings are filling up and more often than not white sails and rippling wakes are seen, making the river seem smooth and graceful. However, despite these idyllic images, [...]

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June 2017

This month Tam Grundy brought 'Ben Michael' to the yard for her annual service, shot blast, repairs and paint. A well known working tug she is often seen working the Deben and local waters. 'Tudo-Bem' a much admired local 45' Dragonfly Trimaran, came in for her annual service and repairs. She has been lifted out [...]

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May 2017

As preparations for the new season are well underway, both workshops are full and the yard rings with the sound of our DIY customers getting their vessels ready for launching. 'Lisa Life' out scrub bottom, anode, antifoul and topsides.  'Poseidon' re-antifoul, anode and skin fittings.

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April 2017

Spectacular sunrises and clear blue skies were the order for the month of April. We had rain, but the high winds that had dominated working days left, leaving behind a stillness and clear spring days that offered brief glimpses of summer months to come.  The Deben often had a low misty haze that clung to [...]

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